George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...

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George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...

distantheartbeats:  Epigraph to The Knife of Never Letting Go. And so #readchaos begins!

distantheartbeats: Epigraph to The Knife of Never Letting Go. And so #readchaos begins!

rest in sorrow; yes on occasion, but not for long or its annoying. minister eachother in all pain..or watch it and pretend its a bear and poke it as hard as you can with whatever object you find with a point? interestingly enough the reason matters. what i am sad about is what will determine my amount of sympathy, even the length of time sympathy will be given. to be one with eachother in silent unspeakable memores at moment of last goodbye; yes.

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rest in sorrow; yes on occasion, but not for long or its annoying. minister eachother in all pain..or watch it and pretend its a bear and poke it as hard as you can with whatever object you find with a point? interestingly enough the reason matters. what i am sad about is what will determine my amount of sympathy, even the length of time sympathy will be given. to be one with eachother in silent unspeakable memores at moment of last goodbye; yes.

Love this quote from Middlemarch by George Eliot! George Eliot was the pen name of British author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under a male pseudonym to be taken more seriously. Middlemarch is a beautiful examination of provincial life in England, viewed primarily through the eyes of Dorothea Brooke.

Love this quote from Middlemarch by George Eliot! George Eliot was the pen name of British author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under a male pseudonym to be taken more seriously. Middlemarch is a beautiful examination of provincial life in England, viewed primarily through the eyes of Dorothea Brooke.

George Eliot - real name Mary Anne Evans 1819-1880 was an English novelist, journalist and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian Era. She wrote seven novels including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda

George Eliot - real name Mary Anne Evans 1819-1880 was an English novelist, journalist and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian Era. She wrote seven novels including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are alive. there are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger them - George Eliot, The Mill on Floss #literary #quotes

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are alive. there are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger them - George Eliot, The Mill on Floss #literary #quotes

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George Eliot: a bold woman who pushed the boundaries in her time & wrote my all time favorite English novel, "Middlemarch"

George Eliot: a bold woman who pushed the boundaries in her time & wrote my all time favorite English novel, "Middlemarch"

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Patience. {Middlemarch, George Eliot}

Patience. {Middlemarch, George Eliot}

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